Digicel Pacific

Digicel PNG CEO Steps Down

He will remain as an advisor to Digicel Pacific, based in Australia with his family.

Colin has been with Digicel Pacific for more than nine years and has served as the CEO of Digicel PNG for five years. He was a board member of the PNG Digicel Foundation and Digicel Pacific.

Colin has been instrumental in advancing the development of the country through upgrading networks, bringing world leading technology to some of the most remote parts of PNG and progressing healthcare and education through the work of the PNG Foundation.

Digicel celebrates Customer Day

With Digicel’s promise of “simply more”, Customer Day is focused on providing More to Digicel customers; More Smiles, More gratitude, More treats and Prizes and More face to face interactions. 

St John’s restart heart awareness

A team from the St John Ambulance staff held a free one-hour awareness session on Heart Attack and first aid training at the Digicel PNG headquarters on Tuesday 03rd October as part of their Restart a Heart Day campaign this year.

When someone collapses in a public place such as the market, PMV, store or even at the office and home, normally people are confused or scared and do nothing. People do not know that they are capable of saving a life when the heart stops beating.

Making a difference in the community

The annual Foundation Day, a paid leave offered by Digicel PNG Ltd, allows employees to actively participate in community service through the Digicel Foundation initiatives.

The cleanathon, spanning from Digicel's Head office at Gordons to various key points like Wardstrip Primary School, Gordons Secondary School, Unagi Oval, RH, and Brian Bell Plaza, aimed to tackle prevalent issues like betelnut husks, cigarette butts, wrappers, bottle tops, straws, and juice containers.

Digicel Samoa appoints new CEO

A proven leader in the business, Anthony, of Samoan descent, has been the CEO of Digicel Tonga for the past three-and-half years and has played a key role in driving Digicel’s operational strategy.

His superb leadership and wealth of experience have been instrumental in rehabilitating the Tonga market through the COVID-19 pandemic and after the devastation of the earthquake and tsunami in 2022.

Australia’s biggest telecommunications company acquires Digicel Pacific

Telstra will continue to invest in and operate the business across its six South Pacific markets – Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.

Oliver Camplin-Warner, Telstra International CEO, said the deal was an exciting milestone for the Digicel Pacific business and its customers in Papua New Guinea.

NICTA Finalizes Licence Rights

NICTA is the government agency responsible for the regulation and licensing of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Papua New Guinea, 

ICT Minister, Timothy Masiu, in a media conference today, said an initial decision to grant consent was given last month, but following further dialogue between NICTA, Telstra and Digicel, a final and unconditional consent has now been granted by the NICTA Board. “We therefore expect the sale to proceed” the Minister said.

Moana Pasifika signs new sponsorship deal with Digicel

Digicel’s TV services – Digicel TV and Sky Pacific brings the game of rugby into the homes of many of the Pacific Island nations and has held exclusive TV broadcast rights for the Pacific region for Super Rugby, Rugby Championship and various international premium competitions since 2016. Service and products are front of mind for Digicel’s Pacific customers, and it is constantly expanding its offering. MyCash Mobile Wallet money transfer service also provides Kiwis and Aussies with an easy and convenient way to send money at lower fees to families in the Pacific direct on their mobile.

Minister For ICT Welcomes NICTA Decision On Telstra Acquisition Of Digicel

“The procedure to arrive at the decision by NICTA is governed by the enabling legislation and is done without ministerial influence or input. I am pleased to note that the procedure has now been exhausted and that a decision has been made and that the government and our people and Digicel and Telstra for that matter can now move forward with the business of delivering telecommunications goods and services to all corners of the country.”

ICCC Approves Telstra Buyout of Digicel Pacific

ICCC Commissioner and CEO, Paulus Ain said while acknowledging that Telstra is one of the four big telecommunication operators in Australia, the ICCC has concluded that this Proposed Acquisition is not likely to have the effect of substantially lessening competition in any markets Digicel is currently operating in PNG, because Telstra has but very limited presence in PNG markets.


Mr Ain said the ICCC therefore decided to allow Telstra to acquire Digicel PNG and its subsidiaries.